The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 17 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.02% 7.89% 11.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 37.50% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £392 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £444 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Application Platforms Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.05% 21.05% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate £400 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) FileNet
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) CA Wily
3 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stress Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) QlikView
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) FileNet Content Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) FileNet
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) FileNet Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stress Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle